The best laid plans, folks. After Cinemaslave host Joe Barlow happened to catch a screening of Columbia Pictures' 1943 Batman film this week, and found himself horrified by its unabashed anti-Japanese sentiment, Joe threw out the planned episode and instead devotes this installment of the 'Slave to a look at cinematic racism. We'll continue the discussion next week, but for now, tip-toe with your host through the minefields of D.W. Griffith and Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer as we explore the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: batman, dw griffith, birth of a nation, intolerance, broken blossoms, jazz singer, meet the spartans
An Evening With Groucho and An Evening With George Burns for those who want to hear these without having to click on several tracks at once... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Groucho Marx, George Burns, Old Time Radio
This track comes the 'The Fabulous Mae West' album. It was released in 1956 by film star Mae West on Decca Records in 1956. The album featured new songs and classic American popular music of the 1920s, 1930's and 1940s, including several songs long associated with the star. The album was in print for over twenty-five years, available on MCA Records into the 1980s. The record was produced by Milt Gabler. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Mae West, The Amazing Criswell, Edward D. Wood Jr.
If you like the Anita Blake book series, you will enjoy the dark wallpaper with the blue moon, wolves, leopards, crucifixes. This theme also has ambient music, logos and Web views. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: software downloads, software, Downloads
The Pine Ridge Project volume 32 Lum and Abner the 30 minute shows. NOTE. for those burning this collection to cd this volume will have to be split in 2. Label them PRPvol32a and PRPvol32b. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lum and Abner, Old Time Radio, The Pine Ridge Project
Nice monster movie from Great Britain. It is said that it was not supposed to show any real monster except from occasional glowing stuff but the producers insisted upon it. It's closer to the Quatermass series in its primary concept though. One of the last Willis H. O'Brien film projects. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052611/ ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Douglas Hickox, Eugene Lourie, Willis H. O'Brien, Jack MacGowran, Andre Morell, monster movie,...
deals. The Mutual Broadcasting System began broadcasting a radio version of Hopalong Cassidy, with Andy Clyde as the sidekick, in January 1950; at the end of September, the show moved to CBS Radio, where it ran into 1952. Also in 1950, Hopalong Cassidy was featured on the first lunch box to bear an image, causing sales for Aladdin Industries to jump from 50,000 units sold the previous year to 600,000 units sold. Hopalong Cassidy also appeared on the cover of national magazines, such as Look,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Hopalong Cassidy, OTR, Old Time Radio Source: Old Time Radio
v. 1. Iphigeneia at Aulis, Rhesus, Hecuba, The daughters of Troy, Helen. -- v. 2. Electra, Orestes, Iphigeneia in Taurica, Andromache, Cyclops. -- v. 3. Bacchanals, The madness of Hercules, The children of Hercules, The phoenician maidens, Suppliants. -- v. 4. Ion, Hipplytus Medea, Alcestis ( 1 reviews )
Taken from wikipedia.org A mad scientist who attempts to rule the world by creating various elaborate inventions. In a dramatic fashion, foreign agents and G-Men try to seize the inventions for themselves. The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 1 - The Menacing Power The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 2 - Death Stalks the Highways The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 3 - Crashing Towers The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 4 - Invisible Terror The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 5 - Thundering Rails The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 6 - The... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Action Adventure, Serial, Sci-Fi, Bela Lugosi
Episode missing from other uploads---note Tom Corbett (Frankie Thomas) passed away on May 11, 2006 but Roger Manning (Jan Merlin) and Astro (Al Markim) are still with us!!! ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, Science Fiction, Juvenilia
Lights Out was an American old-time radio program featuring "tales of the supernatural and the supernormal." It was immensely popular, and was one of the first horror programs, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum. In its heydey, Lights Out rivalled the popularity of those shows. Lights Out ran through several series and networks, from January 1, 1934 to August 6, 1947. The principal sponsor was Ironized Yeast. Most episodes were broadcast at midnight. Lights Out then made the... ( 2 reviews )
The Haunter of the Ring by Robert E. Howard. This is a scan from the 1978 Black Canaan collection by Berkley Publishing Corporation. Copywrite is June 1934 and there is no record at http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~lesk/copyrenew.html or http://collections.stanford.edu/copyrightrenewals/bin/page?forward=home of it being renewed, and thus should be in the public domain. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Pulp, Fantasy, Horror, Book, Short story, Howard, 1930s, Amarican, cthulhu, occult, robert e howard
UPDATE: These shows are actually Arch Oboler's Plays, not Adventures fo Philip Marlowe. More Arch Oboler's Plays More Adventures Of Philip Marlowe can be found Here ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Arch Oboler's Plays, Philip Marlowe, Philip Marlow, OTR, Old Time Radio
Paar first began his broadcasting career in radio, working first in Cleveland, Ohio and later, throughout the Midwest. After World War II, Paar tried his hand at acting and comedy, frequently appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show. It was during an impressive stint as a guest host on Jack Benny's radio show that he caught the attention of NBC officials who eventually offered him his most well known role, host of The Tonight Show. Paar was the program's host from 1957 to 1962; after 1959 it was known... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Jack Paar, OTR, Old Time Radio Source: Unblock Facebook
"Hullo, Duffy's Tavern, where the elite meet to eat, Archie the manager speaking, Duffy ain't here---oh, hullo, Duffy . . . " It may have been the most familiar stock opening line in the history of old-time radio comedy. The famous radio dive was one of those old-time radio birds that was at once a popular hit and a show onto which some of the biggest, or at least the most prestigious entertainers (including but not limited to Fred Allen and a few of his "Allen's Alley"... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Duffy's Tavern, old-time radio, Ed Gardner
The mysterious Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When his radar-controlled robot is accidentally delivered instead to Mother Riley, the Vampire, through radar control, has the Robot transport itself as well as Mother Riley to the proper destination. The old lady goes into a whirl of hilarious action in an effort to ruin his evil plans. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Mother Riley, Comedy, Horror, British
In reviewing the single episodes of Voyage of the Scarlet Queen, I believe these two are missing, though they are not episodes 7 & 10 believed to be lost, they are not included. These were on the disk purchased from Brando Classic OTR. Information contained in Winamp information file, identifying artists may be compiled from my ear. My best effort has determined story chronology as well. If anyone has more accurate information to add to any episode, please let me know. ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Scarlet Queen Ep 16 & 17
Season 2 Episode 12 This is the only episode of the Thriller series to enter the Public Domain. It stars and is directed by John Newland of One Step Beyond fame. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Thriller, Boris Karloff, John Newland
From IMDb: Sherlock Holmes takes a vacation and visits his old friend Sir Henry Baskerville. His vacation ends when he suddenly finds himself in the middle of a double-murder mystery. Now he's got to find Professor Moriarty and the horse Silver Blaze before the great cup final horse race. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Mystery, Sherlock Holmes
Maybe the best episode from the Sherlock Holmes films series starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037248/ ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes and the Scarlet Claw, Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Horror, Mystery, movie trailer,...
(19 Episodes) "Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders" The 30 minute childrens' western program "Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders," starring Clive Rice as Bobby 1951-1955 on MBS, was heard weekly (1949-1955) on WKIC Radio - 5:30 pm monday thru friday, as well as on Monday at 8pm, Saturday at 5pm & Sunday at 3pm. This popular kids' program (which gave a 20-something year old Don Knotts his comedic role as the voice of old geezer, Windy Wales) outlasted nearly all... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Bobby Benson, B Bar B Riders, OTR Kids' Programs, OTR Western, Clive Rice, Don...
Christopher Lee as a Chinese godfather, a couple of years before his Fu Manchu saga. Notice how perfect his English speaking is. Certainly a bit racist by today standards, but great fun. Music by James Bernard Burt Kwouk from the Pink Panther saga (as Cato) is in there too in a bit role. More info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055516/ ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Christopher lee, Hammer films, Yvonne Monlaur, James Bernard, Burt Kwouk
Evil Scientist Zolok (William 'Stage' Boyd), located deep in a Magnetic Mountain of darkest Africa, uses electricity to create earthquakes and distruction all over the world. One lone scientist, Bruce Gordon (Kane Richmond) shoulders the massive task of batteling this evil genius in this 12 part serial. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Serial, Cliffhanger, The Lost City
Taken from IMDB: A scientist discovers a formula for making synthetic gold, but before he can reveal the secret to his colleagues at the International Research Foundation, both he and the book in which he has written the formula disappear. Super-detective Craig Kennedy and his partner are called in to find both the scientists and the formula. The Clutching Hand: Chapter 1 - Who Is the Clutching Hand? The Clutching Hand: Chapter 2 - Shadows The Clutching Hand: Chapter 3 - House of Mystery The... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Serial, Action, Crime, Mystery